Let’s be honest–
Going back to school shopping is terrible.
It sounds exciting, sure. You might get a few outfits, a new backpack, maybe even a new awesome Lisa Frank trapper keeper (No? Not cool?). But then you get to the store. There are only two scenarios:
It’s a much nicer thought than reality.
And that’s when online students breathe a sigh of relief. Because all that’s needed for online school is a laptop and an internet connection.
There’s no need for textbooks, those are built into the online curriculum. Heavy binders, note-taking tools, tissues, backpacks or whatever other random item on your school supply list won’t be on ours.
You certainly can have notebooks if you’d like. But that’s the beauty of it: It’s up to what you decide.
While you can study wherever you want, a designated workspace is always a good idea. It helps your brain know it’s time to focus. But it doesn’t have to be a boring place. In fact, adding a few personal touches will make the space more enjoyable as you study.
According to our online students, these are the items you actually need for online school.
You know, aside from the only actual required item–a computer with internet.